Woodman, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 131 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +36.5%
Males: 71  (54.5%)
Females: 60  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  34.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip code: 53827

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,264 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Woodman:

$33,264
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,761 (it was $16,363 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $86,510 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
Woodman:

$86,510
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $79,598; Detached houses: $89,653; Mobile homes: $54,462

Median gross rent in 2012: $864.

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  • White alone - 120 (90.9%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (3.8%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (3.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Woodman: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.0%), Irish (18.1%), Czech (10.8%), Dutch (7.2%), Norwegian (6.0%), Swedish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1917

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 556 people per square mile   (low).

For population 25 years and over in Woodman:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woodman village:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 29.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 21.2%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,417 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,231 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (41.1 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (71.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (181.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wauzeka, WI (2.0 miles ), Marietta, WI (2.1 miles ), Boscobel, WI (2.4 miles ), Steuben, WI (2.6 miles) , Mount Ida, WI (2.9 miles ), Millville, WI (3.0 miles) , Mount Hope, WI (3.0 miles) , Hickory Grove, WI (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 43.09 N, Longitude: 90.80 W

Area code: 608

Woodman household income distribution Woodman home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-5.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (80%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Average climate in Woodman, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Woodman-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Woodman village center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 tornado 19.6 miles away from the village center .

Earthquake activity:

Woodman-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 355.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.0 miles away from Woodman center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 332.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 314.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 117.8 miles away from Woodman center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 387.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Woodman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Woodman:

  • BOSCOBEL CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BOSCOBEL, WI)
  • BOSCOBEL AREA HEALTH CARE Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; BOSCOBEL, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY-FENNIMORE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FENNIMORE, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodman:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 30 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Luther College (about 53 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 54 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Viterbo University (about 54 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 55 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 55 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 55 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)

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Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Woodman and their reported violations in the past:

MARION CHURCH THE (Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-26-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2005), St Boil Water Order (OCT-07-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.6%
(31.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  12.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Woodman compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Woodman travel time to work - commute Woodman mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (78%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Woodman village (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.86%
Here: 79.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents70.5%9.4%9.1%2.1%1.0%
Congregations21.1%10.5%18.9%6.3%3.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of AmericaNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesOld Order AmishOther
Adherents0.8%0.8%0.8%0.7%4.8%
Congregations3.2%2.1%3.2%4.2%27.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Grant County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Grant County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.8%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.4%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$350
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$210
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$308
Totals for Government 0$0 5$868

Woodman government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($30.53)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($61.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($53.44)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($38.17)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($38.17)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($30.53)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($30.53)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($22.90)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($15.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($15.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,000 ($45.80)

Woodman government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($15.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($38.17)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($7.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $38,000 ($290.08)
    Highways: $4,000 ($30.53)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($30.53)

Woodman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $102,000 ($778.63)

4.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dane County, WI  0.47% ($35,409 average AGI)
from Iowa County, WI  0.41% ($17,143)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.39% ($25,562)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dane County, WI  0.76% ($29,628 average AGI)
to Iowa County, WI  0.44% ($29,298)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.39% ($36,365)

Strongest AM radio stations in Woodman:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WPRE (980 AM; 1 kW; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woodman:

  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Woodman:

  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • K41AD (Channel 41; LANSING, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB9KJI, Licensee ID: L00984469
    Grant Date: 03/01/2005, Expiration Date: 05/10/2015, Certifier: Jerome J Mezera
    Registrant: Jerome J Mezera, 207 Spencer, Woodman, WI 53827-0087

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